| Adopt A Road Clean Up Under Way (4/8/2013) |
April is the Great American Cleanup month, and the Keep Pickens Beautiful Adopt A Road Volunteers will be out all over the County picking up trash from our County roads. These volunteers will be doing their part to beautify Pickens County this month. You can take part in this cleanup by picking up ... more
| APRIL IS THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP (4/8/2013) |
RECYCLE YOUR OLD TIRES FREE !!
During the month of April 2013, take four passenger tires off the rims, per family, to the recycle centers on Camp Road, Cove Road, or Jones Mountain Road.
RECYCLE THEM FREE!
Questions call Keep Pickens Beautiful 706-253-3600 or Camp Rd Recycling Center 706-253-8871.
| HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN SO SOON? (4/8/2013) |
Pickens County Animal Shelter Needs Donations
The Pickens County Animal Shelter is undergoing a huge transformation. Cindy Wilson is now heading up the team that sees to the daily functioning of the facility. AND, she needs help! What with recent budget cuts to county departments, the shelter has really been hit hard for the simplest things... more
| IT IS NEVER TO LATE....... (4/8/2013) |
So says the Pickens County Tea Party when it comes to getting involved in the April 11th Round Table at Pueblo Across the Border Restaurant on Hwy. 53 West in Jasper. High noon is the time for a fun, informative time. Debbie Dooley of Tea Party Patriots will be the guest speaker. Admission is fre... more
| PROPOSED HUNTING REGULATION CHANGES FOR THE 2013-2015 HUNTING SEASONS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC REVIEW; PUBLIC HEARINGS SCHEDULED (4/4/2013) |
Public Hearing at Amicalola Electric on April 25, 2013
(SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) – Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review proposed changes to hunting regulations for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 hunting seasons. The public notice and synopsis of proposed rule changes are available on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildl... more
| Mountain Conservation Trust Hosts Leopold Film Screening April 6th (4/2/2013) |
(JASPER, GA.) —On Saturday, April 6th at 4:00pm, Mountain Conservation Trust will host a screening of a new film called Green Fire, the first full-length, high definition documentary film ever made about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold. The film explores Aldo Leopold’s life in the early part... more
| APRIL PROCLAIMED GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP MONTH (4/2/2013) |
Keep Pickens Beautiful is working together with our County officials to proclaim April as County Cleanup Month.
County Commissioner Robert Jones, Mayor of Jasper John Weaver, and Mayor of Talking Rock Peter Cagle Jr., are working together to cleanup and beautify Pickens County.
The Great Am... more
| Bethany-Salem Fire Department Raffle Drawing Winners (4/2/2013) |
Video of drawing
The Bethany-Salem Volunteer Fire Department held two raffle drawings on April 1, 2013 in an effort to raise money for the repair or purchase of equipment for new volunteers. The raffles included a chance for two winners in the gun raffle, and tickets were limited to only 750 in the iPad raffle. Th... more
| Four Legged Love From Bosley (4/2/2013) |
The following pet needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi, I am Bosley a smart tri-color male Beagle dog. I am about four years old. In addition to being smart I am friendly, sweet, obedient and very clean. I would love to go for walks with you. Please come visit me ... more
| Hotel Resort with Indoor/Outdoor Water Park Eyes Pickens County (4/2/2013) |
The Economic Development Department at the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce has been approached by a development group that is working with a property owner and is exploring the feasibility of building a resort hotel, indoor/outdoor water park, and conference center on Highway Business zoned prope... more
| Marble Valley Friends Yard Sale at Old Tate Gym (4/2/2013) |
With the arrival of Spring, the Old Tate Gym is being reopened and "spruced up" for another year of activity. The historic old building is used for many events each year. One of the most anticipated is the annual indoor yard sale sponsored by Marble Valley Friends. This year's sale will be on April ... more
| PARC PARENTS GROUP MEETING THURSDAY, APRIL 4 (4/2/2013) |
The PARC Parents Group will be meeting Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Burnt Mountain Center 515 Pioneer Rd., Jasper, GA.
This is an advocacy group for adults with developmental challenges. If you have a loved one who would benefit from any services of this type you are encouraged to jo... more
| TEA PLEASE...says your PC Tea Party! (4/2/2013) |
Isn’t that what nearly every Southerner wants to drink with lunch? Well, your Pickens County Tea Party is now offering you a “spot of tea” every 2nd Thursday starting April 11th instead of just a “cup of tea” every 4th Tuesday.
Beginning April 11th, 12 noon, and every 2nd Thursdays thereafter,... more
| WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY ANNOUNCES OPEN HOUSE – SUNDAY APRIL 21, 2:00 PM (4/2/2013) |
Wildwood Expansion Includes a High School in 2013-14
(Marble Hill, Georgia0 — Wildwood Christian Academy welcomes the community to its Open House, Sunday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m. The public is welcome to tour the Wildwood campus, meet the administration and teaching staff and learn about Wildwood’s philosophy and learning environment. Wildwood draws stu... more
| Kevin Brown named president and CEO of Piedmont Healthcare (4/1/2013) |
(Atlanta, Ga.) – Kevin Brown has been named president and chief executive officer of Piedmont Healthcare, effective May 2013. Brown, the 46-year-old chief executive officer for Swedish Health Services in Seattle, Wash., succeeds R. Timothy Stack, who was CEO of Piedmont Healthcare until his death ... more
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